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FILE - In this April 28, 2011, photo, an Afghan National Army pickup truck passes parked U.S. armored military vehicles, as smoke rises from a fire in a trash burn pit at Forward Operating Base Caferetta Nawzad, Helmand province south of Kabul, Afghanistan. The House is poised to pass legislation that would dramatically boost health care services and disability benefits for veterans exposed to burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Simon Klingert, File)

Veterans and their supports push for burn pit related relief

Burn pits, they’re the agent orange of the most recent generation of veterans. Veterans who were exposed to the open junk incinerators in Iraq and Afghanistan…

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Legal group files lawsuit challenging disability retirement for Sailors and Marines

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Veterans legal services group sues over removal of public troop records

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VA hit with lawsuit claiming 1,000s of vets never received medical reimbursements

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Bart Stichman: New app helps veterans discern eligibility for benefits

It’s not always easy for an individual veteran to figure out which service he or she may be eligible for. Now, there’s an app for that

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David Sonenshine: How veterans can get a discharge upgrade

Bad paper means veterans can’t get help from the Veterans Affairs Department. Now a law firm is helping them with obtaining a discharge upgrade.

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DoD fix to repay improperly withheld taxes from some veterans’ disability payments

Defense legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in December will reverse decades-old mistake of tax withholding from veterans with combat-related disabilities.

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